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2019 50th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, June 07, 2019 to Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Millionaire Maker - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em (Event #19)

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $11,892,150
  • Entries: 8,809
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:53 PM Local Time
Big Pot for Turner

The button player raised to 11,000 and after some consideration, Jon Turner made the call.

The flop went     and Turner bet 13,000. His opponent raised it and Turner quickly called. Both players checked on the turn  .

The river fell a   and Turner looked at his opponent's stack once more before betting 25,000. The latter called and mucked when Turner tabled    for the flush.

Jon Turner375,000245,000
Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:40 PM Local Time
More Chip Counts
Kenny Hallaert305,000256,700
Phil Hellmuth245,000111,000
Mateusz Moolhuizen210,00084,600
Ana Marquez150,00020,000
Justin Liberto148,000-59,100
Marc-Andre Ladouceur118,000-14,000
Connor Drinan115,00060,500
Faraz Jaka90,000-11,800
Jeremie Sarda62,000-60,000
Ronnie Bardah0-78,300
Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:36 PM Local Time
Liebert Loses One

A player raised and it folded to Kathy Liebert in the big blind who made the call.

The flop appeared     and Liebert check-called for 8,500. The turn brought the   and Liebert first checked before facing an all-in bet from her opponent for around 50,000. Liebert ended up folding, saying "almost the card I wanted!".

Kathy Liebert480,000150,000
Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:22 PM Local Time
Greer Doubles Up

The player on the button raised to 8,000, and Garrett Greer, in the small blind, three-bet shoved for 25,000. The button quickly called, and both players tabled their cards.

Garrett Greer:   

Greer hit a pretty favorable flop of    . The   and   filled the board and Greer doubled up.

Greer was the runner-up of this event in 2016. He also bagged the chip lead on Day 1A but things hasn' been going his way during the first levels of Day 2. He will be looking to chip back up, and make another deep run.

Garrett Greer50,000-520,600
Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:17 PM Local Time
Some Updated Chip Counts
Kathy Liebert330,000196,500
Joao Simao310,000199,000
Dutch Boyd230,0006,000
Joe McKeehen195,000-9,300
Jared Jaffee126,000-46,200
Jack Sinclair122,000-86,400
Russell Thomas92,000-35,000
Lexy Gavin70,00070,000
Alex Foxen50,000-176,600
Adrian Mateos32,000-52,700
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Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:09 PM Local Time
More Counts
Raffaele Sorrentino410,000323,700
Stanislav Angelov311,000133,500
Jon Turner130,00033,300
Tony Dunst127,0007,600
Kristen Bicknell67,000-31,000
Dietrich Fast65,000-11,400
Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:08 PM Local Time
Treccarichi's Check-Raise Takes It

The player in early position raised to 7,500, got called by the small blind, and by Walter Treccarichi in the big blind.

The flop came    , and action checked to the original raiser who fired 9,000. The small blind folded, but Treccarichi took a few seconds of reflection, before check-raising to 23,000. The original raiser gave it some thought, but opted to let it go.

Walter Treccarichi140,00030,000
Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:01 PM Local Time
Addamo Takes One

It folded to Michael Addamo on the button who bet 6,000. After some thoughts, the big blind player called.

The flop fell     and Addamo continued for 4,000 after his opponent checked. The small blind player called.

On the turn   Addamo fired 16,000 after another check and took down the pot.

Michael Addamo128,00021,700
Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:49 PM Local Time
Small Pot for Yu

On a raised pot with already around 30,000 in the middle, Ben Yu bet 15,000 from the small blind on a flop    . It was enough to earn the pot.

Ben Yu238,000175,000
Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:47 PM Local Time
Leone Doubles Up

The player in the small blind raised, and Vincent Leone, in the big blind, called.

The flop fell     and Leone moved all in for about 80,000. Leone snap-called, with his last 44,000 and the cards were revealed.

Vincent Leone:   

The   turn and   river filled up the board and Leone made a straight to rake in the pot.

Vincent Leone90,00036,100
Velo 690x150
Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:02 PM Local Time
First Break of the Day

The players are now heading on a 20-minute break.

Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:01 PM Local Time
More Chip Counts
Dylan Wilkerson207,000148,600
Aaron Massey188,000120,800
Maria Lampropulos152,000123,100
Ana Marquez130,00010,200
Walter Treccarichi110,000-21,200
Eddy Sabat108,00036,700
Maria Ho106,00038,200
Julien Sitbon75,00075,000
Melanie Weisner68,000-22,500
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:50 PM Local Time
Kniep's Shove Gets Through

Jon Turner opened to 5,500 on the cutoff and Andreas Kniep, in the small blind, three-bet to 16,700. Action was on the player in the big blind, who thought for a long while, before four-betting to 45,000. Turner quickly let it go but Kniep stuck around with a call.

A flop reading     was dealt and checked through to the   turn. Kniep moved all in for about 33,000 and his opponent gave up his hand.

Andreas Kniep130,00030,700
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:42 PM Local Time
Some Updated Chip Counts
Scott Clements265,00082,800
Kami Hudson225,000101,300
Jared Griener208,000174,600
Victor Choupeaux175,00052,300
Ryan Riess145,00058,800
Marc-Andre Ladouceur132,000-23,100
Daniel Zack130,000130,000
Jeremie Sarda122,000-3,300
Sam Grafton118,00027,300
Kitty Kuo108,00036,100
Kristen Bicknell98,00033,100
Upeshka De Silva90,000-73,500
Jason Wheeler75,000-25,600
Stanley Lee74,00021,800
Renato Kaneoya58,000-62,900
Ole Schemion32,00032,000
Jiachen Gong27,000-49,800
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:34 PM Local Time
Prize Pool Details Revealed

Event #19: $1,500 Millionaire Maker - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em drew 8,809 entries and generated a prize pool of $11,892,150. A total of 1,322 spots will be paid with a min-cash good for $2,249 and the winner will walk away with $1,344,930, in addition to the coveted gold bracelet. Here's a look at the final table payouts:

Velo 690x150
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:28 PM Local Time
Steven van Zadelhoff Loses One

On a raised pot, the flop brought     when Steven van Zadelhoff called on the button a bet worth 4,000 from his opponent.

Both players checked the turn   and the dealer showed a   on the river. Both players checked once more and van Zadelhoff tabled    for a pair of queens, but lost the pot when his opponent turned over    for a pair of aces.

Steven van Zadelhoff177,000104,000
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:25 PM Local Time
Small Pot for Kornuth

Chance Kornuth opened to 5,500 and the player in the big blind called.

The flop appeared     and Kornuth continued for 7,000 after his opponent checked. The latter folded and Kornuth grabbed the pot. The former WSOP bracelet winner now has a stack above 300,000 chips.

Chance Kornuth310,00028,200
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:22 PM Local Time
Hellmuth Chipping Up

Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth started the action with a raise to 6,000 and it was called by the player on the button.

The flop fell     and Hellmuth continued for 10,000, called by his opponent. The turn   brought no betting action.

On the river  , Hellmuth thought about his move for a minute and fired 23,100. It was enough to win the pot without more resistance.

Phil Hellmuth134,00011,400
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:09 PM Local Time
Machado Takes One Out

Manuel Machado raised to 5,500 on the cutoff. The player in the small blind three-bet shoved for about 75,000. Machado made the call.

Manuel Machado:   

The board came       and Machado eliminated his opponent.

Machado, who hails from Portugal, has been playing for many years, yet has only ever won ranking poker events in his home country. With a total tournament earnings of $79,986, should Machado go on to win the Millionaire Maker, he'll bag a seven-figure score for victory - a result that so many recreational players who remain in the event are dreaming of.

Manuel Machado321,00063,600
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 PM Local Time
Piccioli Gets a Call from Lewis

On a raised pot, the flop read     when Bryan Piccioli check-called a bet from Romain Lewis from the big blind. The turn   brought no betting action.

On the river   Piccoli checked once more and Lewis fired 15,000. Pioccoli tanked for a few minutes before raising it to 68,500, putting Lewis into a decision. The latter ended up making the call but mucked his cards when Pioccoli tabled    for a set of sevens.

Bryan Piccioli162,00056,800
Romain Lewis110,000-154,500
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